Newton Aycliffe’s first team finished fifth in the NYSD League second division after winning their last game of the season at Yarm on Saturday…
Saturday 10th September – NYSD Division 2
Newton Aycliffe 1st XI v Yarm 1st XI – weather was dry and sunny. Yarm won the toss and chose to bat first.
Yarm 1st XI 176 all out after 49.4 overs
James Layfield-Carroll 3 for 21, Colin Myers 2 for 13 and Jack Slatcher 2 for 44
Newton Aycliffe 1st XI 177 for 7 after 38.5 overs
Sam Telford 55, Luke Telford 44 and Michael Howe 30
The first team played their final game of the season and in a tense finish, they came out on top by just three wickets. Sam Telford (sponsored by Mr & Mrs Telford) secured his seventh man of the match award of the year after smashing his eighth half century of the season. Telford top scored with an excellent 55 from 60 balls faced and hit eight boundaries and two sixes in his innings.
Aycliffe’s 1st XI finished their season with a playing record of played 24, won 9, lost 9 and drew 6 and finished in 5th place in the table with 313 points.